Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Archanara neurica

Archanara neurica (Hübner, 1808)

white-mantled wainscoat

on Phalaroides, etc.


Larvae bore in the culm, causing the death of some of the younger leaves. The karva several times moves to a new culm. Pupation in the culm.

host plants


Juncus; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phragmites australis.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

egg, larva, pupa

see Pyrgus.


Bella, Parenzan & Russo (2009a), Ebert (ed., 1998a), Häfliger, Schwarzländer & Blossey (2006a), Huemer (2001a), Pyrgus (2021), Schaefer (1980a).

Last modified 2.ix.2021